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Also in Moritz Schoenberger family collection
The collection consists of artifacts, documents, and photographs related to the experiences of Moritz, Helene, and Bianka Schoenberger, including their escape from Austria after the Anschluss and their roundtrip voyage aboard the MS St. Louis in 1939, Moritz's internment in France, and the family's emigration to the United States.
Self-portrait of Moritz Schönberger created in Camp Les Milles in France.
Miniature Melograph record made by Bianka Schönberger on May 8, 1928. Bianka and her parents, Moritz and Helene, were passengers aboard the MS St. Louis. He sought asylum in France where he was interned in Gurs, St. Cyprien, and Les Milles. He and his family had emigrated to the United States by 1943
The Schönberger family papers consist of biographical materials, correspondence, immigration files, photographic materials, printed materials, and French internment camp songs documenting the Schönberger family of Vienna; Helene and Bianka Schönberger's immigration to the United States aboard the Hansa in March 1939; and Moritz Schönberger's voyage aboard the St. Louis, return to Europe, internment in French concentration camps, and immigration to the United States in 1942.